Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Death: 25th July 1916; age 26; KiA.

Residence: 14, Kensington Road, Coventry, Warwickshire.

Enlistment Location: Coventry, Warwickshire.

Date of Entry Therein: 22nd March 1915 – France.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 2877

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire, 1st/7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 9a, 9B & 10B.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph & Louisa Brewer late of Camden Road, Ipswich; husband of Ruth Catherine Brewer, of 55, Alston Road, Ipswich.




1891   Euphrates Cottage, Camden Road, Ipswich.


Alfred was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Brewer, 40, a Jobbing Gardener, born Sutton, Suffolk.

Louisa Brewer (nee Smyth), born Ipswich.

Louisa Sarah Brewer, 11, born East Sutton, Yorkshire.

Walter Henry Brewer, 10, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann Kate Brewer, 9, born Ipswich.

Robert William Brewer, 8, born Ipswich.


1901   Grace Cottage, Camden Road, Ipswich.


Alfred was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph, 50, a Jobbing Gardener – own account.

Louisa, 50.

Julia Harriet Brewer, 22, a Monthly Nurse, born East Sutton, Yorkshire.

Louisa, 21, a Nursery Governess.

Walter, 20, an Army Soldier – Private.

Mary Ann, 19, a Dressmaker’s Assistant.

Robert, 18, a Stableman – Tramway Co.

Arthur Percy G. Brewer, 9, born Ipswich.


Alfred’s mother Louisa Brewer, died 1909, Ipswich.


In 1915, Coventry, Warwickshire, Alfred married Ruth Catherine Adams, born October 1879, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

George A. Brewer, born 1917, Coventry – died 1918, Coventry.


Royal Warwickshire, 1st/7th Battalion:

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